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What is the treatment for metabolic acidosis?
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
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In brief: Acidosis
The body compensates for metabolic acidosis by increasing the respiratory rate in order to alkalinize the blood by removing carbon dioxide.
Acute treatment of metabolic acidosis requires administration of i've bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) or by performing urgent dialysis.

In brief: Acidosis
The body compensates for metabolic acidosis by increasing the respiratory rate in order to alkalinize the blood by removing carbon dioxide.
Acute treatment of metabolic acidosis requires administration of i've bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) or by performing urgent dialysis.
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